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Youth Worker Survey

We wanted to find out if youth workers attached to churches felt equipped to talk about drugs with the young people they work with. Could they manage drug-related issues that might come up? Do they have a drug policy? So, we ran a survey at the National Youth Ministry...

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February Newsletter

We send out a newsletter once every two months, where you can find out what we are up to! To find out more about how we measure our effectiveness, a recent survey we reported on, online and in-person training we offer and more, you can read our February newsletter...

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Christmas Campaign

In 2024, we plan to deliver an additional 500 drug education workshops to help many more young people.This Christmas, please give, and help us achieve our goal of raising £20,000 to equip young people to make drug-free choices.Go here to find out more about how you...

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Hope UK on Songs of Praise

Hope UK was, a long time ago, called 'The United Kingdon Band of Hope Union' - a Temperance organisation for children and young people. In 2023, as part of Alcohol Awareness Week, Hope UK's work featured in an episode of Songs of Praise. To watch the episode copy and...

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Vaping Survey

At the New Wine festival 2023, we surveyed visitors to our stand asking them about their experience and opinions of vaping. Our survey gathered 181 responses – 70 from those aged up to, and including, 16-years; 7 from 17–18-year-olds and 104 from those over 18-years....

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Getting busy in 2023

After only a couple of months, we have already seen and worked with many young people. Not only have we been involved with Junior Citizenship events in various parts of London and Surrey, but we have also delivered three of our 'Drugs, Life and You' courses - an...

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Junior Citizens 2022 (so far!)

We have been busy leading workshops at Junior Citizens event in London and Surrey this year. We have put together a report about what we have done so far (from January to July 2022). To learn more about our work, click on the link to read the resport. JCS 2022 report...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar
12
Tue
11:30 am Basic drug awareness for youth w... @ Online event via Zoom
Basic drug awareness for youth w... @ Online event via Zoom
Mar 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Basic drug awareness for youth workers @ Online event via Zoom
An overview of drugs for youth workers, including a focus on some currently popular substances This workshop is for paid and volunteer youth workers who may encounter alcohol and drug use in the course of[...]
Apr
22
Mon
7:30 pm Talking about drugs with your ch... @ Online event via Zoom
Talking about drugs with your ch... @ Online event via Zoom
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Talking about drugs with your child – a guide for parents @ Online event via Zoom
Looking at age appropriate ways to start talking to your child about drugs Whatever your personal views on drug use, you will no doubt want to talk to your child at some time about this.[...]
May
22
Wed
12:00 pm Drugs in your community – practi... @ Online event via Zoom
Drugs in your community – practi... @ Online event via Zoom
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Drugs in your community – practical ideas for a local church @ Online event via Zoom
Helping church develop policies and practice to help their communities Aimed at church workers in the UK, this one-hour, interactive workshop will help you improve your policies and practice. You will discuss the drugs you[...]
Jun
18
Tue
11:30 am Confidence and Self-Esteem – Way... @ Online event via Zoom
Confidence and Self-Esteem – Way... @ Online event via Zoom
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Confidence and Self-Esteem - Ways to help your youth group @ Online event via Zoom
Ideas for youth workers to use in their role Ideas and tools youth workers can use to help young people develop self confidence. Participants will learn a variety of activities and will receive resources following[...]